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units of marines fan out to these countries, fbi agents are being sent to libya to investigate the murder of the american ambassador there and three other americans were killed. the fbi. we think of the fbi as a domestic agency, it's the fbi that's part of the u.s. government that has the authority to investigate deaths of americans in all other parts of the world. fbi did it in the embassy bombings in kenya, in tanzania in 1998, and the "uss cole" bombing in 2000 and mumbai bombings in india in 2008 and now the fbi is investigating in libya or at least we're told they are on their way. the fbi being dispatched to libya is yet another reminder what happened in libya appears to be a different kettle of fish than what is happening at all the other embassies and u.s. sites around the world today. the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador in libya appears to have been a coordinated, military-style assault by well-armed men who arrived at the scene quite separately from any civilian protest. given the militant groups known to operate in the area of benghazi and the types of attacks
. the situation in cairo changing hour to hour. ian lee live in cairo, thank you. >>> the fbi is expected to arrive in libya today to begin investigating the attack that killed four americans. cnn intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly joins us now from washington with the latest information about what the u.s. intelligence agencies knew and when they knew t.suzanne, what do you know? >> reporter: >> right, randi. cnn found out from a u.s. int intelligence source there was a cable sent warning about the existence of this anti-muslim film on the internet and also warning that they had seen an uptick in the number of people who had been clicking on the link and watching the film. they sent a cable from cairo warning them that that was out there. however, there was no specific warning attached that an attack was imminent. a couple of things intelligence did know going into this. there are well-equipped groups already in place in benghazi. a lot of al qaeda sympathizers there as well, these pockets of al qaeda sympathizers. knowledge of this film, when you pull the pieces together, you get
american embassies. washington dc said they're giving embassies attention. a homeland security fbi intelligence bulletin posted yesterday warns the risk of violence could increase here in the united states but says it has no credible evidence. >> it's strictly a cya cover your back side in case something happens somewhere, somehow and they have the next commission of why weren't we warned, they can say, oh, we warned you. >> reporter: in libya, the president of the congress there told cbs the killers of the americans will be caught. >> everyone is determined. >> reporter: the attackers are believed to be affiliated with al qaeda as is the group that released a new video of warren winesteen who was captured in pakistan making a new appeal for release. >> i seek for my release. >> reporter: it went on to say that the administration has been unresponsive. near his company in arlington or his family in rockville responded to our request to talk about it. and as part of an effort, a u.s. marine rapid response team has now been dispatched to sudan. teams have already been sent to yemen a
year. according to the aclu the fbi was keeping tabs on protesters. >> what's most interesting is that they are refusing to hand over documents siting national security. so, all the sudden political protest is a matter of national security? political protest is the nation's lifeblood. it's not a threat to the nation's security. >> reporter: the aclu obtained about a dozen documents by public records request including fbi reports on the oakland protest as well as an aalert to corporate security about an attempt to shut down the port of oakland. >> our concern is that the government shouldn't be spying on people doing their congressional rights. >> reporter: twitter handed over about three months of tweets from a wall street protester as part of a criminal trial. twitter had been threatened with steep fine itself it didn't cooperate. now we have seen both security guards and agents homeland security out here right now and throughout the afternoon. there have been no incidents so far. >> a judge in wisconsin today struck down a controversial law that restricted union rights for
is on for those responsible for the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the f.b.i. investigation team landed in libya there to help. it's the bottom of the hour and peter doocy is standing by with more on that and some of today's other top stories. >> the investigation is complex. spies and drones are heading to libya to beef up intelligence gathering. they'll help search for suspected al-qaeda sympathizers who killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. but even as the investigation ramps up, u.s. officials say there is no evidence pointing conclusively to any particular group. pope benedict is appealing for religious freedom in the middle east. on the second day of his visit to lebanon, the pope said religious freedom is fundamental for stability. he held up lebanon as an example of co-existence between christians and preliminaries. >>> wisconsin governor scott walker is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling yesterday that struck down nearly all of the state laws he's championed. the judge said the law that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most publ
occupy movement. the fbi has been keeping watch and taking notes, critics demanding to know why. >> a tactic in the battle against prostitution. we're live where customers of the sex trade have become targets. >> today, chris is home. >> praise from the president from the diplomat killed in the line of
in on the consulate attackers. >> reporter: a team of fbi investigators has arrived here in benghazi. they're gogt to now begin sifting through the rebel and ashes at the u.s. consulate to identify any clues or evidence that may help them in identifying who is behind the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. we also understand that the libyan government for their part is cooperating with the u.s. intelligence agencies and other agencies involved in the investigation. the libyan government believes that this was a preplanned attack, that this was not a spontaneous outburst of violence as some have suggested. so far they have four individuals in their custody. they say several more are under surveillance. they are trying to see whether these individuals have any important information that can benefit the american investigation. meanwhile, u.s. intelligence assets including unmanned aerial drones are keeping an eye above the skies of benghazi and eavesdropping on the people below to see if there's any communication that could also shed some light onto tuesday's attack. the
's cancer researchers, 8% cuts for air traffic controllers, border security and even the fbi. if lawmakers can't reach a compromise, they'll all take effect january 3rd. the white house says half the cuts will come from domestic programs and half from defense spending. the ranking member of the house budget committee congressman chris van hollen of maryland says there's a lot at stake. >> it would be devastating to the economy and hurt very important investments like the national institutes of health and the research going on there, air traffic controllers. all the ongoing functions of government would see a buzzsaw cut. >> reporter: the sequester cuts were triggered after the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal. they'll take effect january 3rd unless congress enacts legislation to replace them. >> you have to raise taxes and cut spending. >> the two sides seem miles apart. no one expects a deal to go through before the election. >> so our view is we have should follow the approach that bipartisan groups have recommended, which is a mix of cuts, but also eliminating some of these
for possible cuts. you could see fewer fbi agents. you could see, you know, trimmed services for military families on military bases. you might have issues with scientific research that's paid for by the government. fewer food inspectors. fewer air traffic controllers. so it covers the gamut across the government. we cannot talk enough about these effects. because the more it gets talked about the more congress is going to realize that it has to work with the white house to sort this out. >> we're going to switch gears and stay with you ed as we turn to foreign policy, the handling of the middle east. the romney camp was widely criticized this week for the reaction to the incident in libya. give me the overall takeaway on how the governor handled it? >> i think if you talk to republican strategists who track this you'd certainly talk to the obama campaign and they'll say they bungled this. at the end of the week it's still not exactly clear what mitt romney thinks and what he would have done. certainly while he was sitting on this plane flying to florida on that tuesday thiet when this ha
with explosives but his connections were actually undercover fbi agents. the 30 years was the maximum sentence under his plea deal. >>> one of the oldest cold case murders in the u.s. to go to trial is now closed. a judge found a former washington state police officer guilty of killing a 7-year-old girl 55 years ago. jack mccullough told police he took a train to chicago for a medical exam but one of his former girlfriends contacted police four years ago and says she found the train ticket unused and it was dated the day the girl was kidnapped. he is set to be sentenced in november. the "today" show is coming up next. let's find out what they're working on. >> lester holt joins us live from new york. good morning, lester. >> good morning. coming up on a saturday morning on "today" a man linked to the controversial anti-islam filmta overnight as the four men killed in the libyan embassy attack are brought home and honored as heroes and protests continue overseas. we'll have complete coverage of it all. >>> also ahead, britain's royal family is said to be furious over topless photos of kate midd
, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, kate. we understand that an fbi team of special agents has arrived here in benghazi. they're keeping a low profile for security reasons and are expected to at some point begin investigating what exactly happened at that consulate. they're going to sift through the ashes and look for any clues that can identify any individuals involved in that attack. we know that the u.s. military has deployed its resources, including drones and other intelligence gathering mechanisms to try to keep an eye and ear out for any of these people involved. they're getting a lot of cooperation from the libyan government. the libyan government says that they believe this was a pre-planned attack, not an outburst of spontaneous violence. and they're also saying that they have four individuals in custody that they are questioning who may have possibly important information that could benefit the americans. they also have several other individuals under surveillance. but as we've seen in the past, one of the more difficult things here on the ground is to actually m
.s. is playing in trying to figure out who killed the american ambassador. the fbi is now there. >>> new polls in the race for the presidency. what do they tell us that could be pivotal for november? and in office politics an expert talks about the value of debates. >>> there may be more and even racier pictures of kate middleton out there. the publisher who decided to publish the topless photos is threatening to publish others. not a pretty picture, melissa. >> thank you, alex. >>> up next we're going to talk about a back-yard garden that yielded 40,000 pounds of produce in a year. t of a vital resourced to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe h
with explosives but his al qaeda connections were actually undercover fbi agents. 30 years was the maximum sentence under his plea deal. >>> a local undocumented immigrant who says he was scammed out of winning the lottery ticket or a winning lottery ticket is now being held by immigration officials. ramone ortiz hit the lottery in maryland two years ago. because he doesn't have a social security number he asked a co-worker to claim the $450,000 payout. he claims that that co-worker kept the money. ortiz is now suing for fraud. his attorney says the fraud case will still move forward while ortiz's fate is being decided. >> his wife is listed as a party in the lawsuit and she is still here so that's how the case can go forward. >> you covered the story. >> we'll see what happens with them. >>> what's happening with the weather? >> everything is coming up roses today. fall roses. mums. i don't know. beautiful weather outside today. doing a little late fall gardening, early fall gardening, whatever the season is we'll talk about your weekend forecast and [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
$100 billion in cuts next year. i guarantee you. but doing it across the board, cuts into f.b.i., it cuts into our defense, it cuts into border patrol, it cuts into the basics and the heart of what we're doing and we cannot do that. the house passed a very specific plan for dealing with this last may. it is complete for us. now it's time for the senate to actually do their job and it's time for the president to send that out over to us. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from maryland. mr. van hollen: i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. garrett: madam speaker, at this time i yield to a third gentleman from california, over here, the gentleman from california, four minutes. the spear pro tempore: the gentleman from california four four -- for four minutes. >> thank you. thought i'd fool you. go to the left. it fools a lot of people. mr. speaker, i rise in support obviously of h.r. 6365, the national security and job protection act. do we need any more evidence that recent events in egypt and li
, to ensure that our trainers in the u.s. security, that the f.b.i., and other u.s. agencies would be retrained so they would be brainwashed in political correctness for islam. that's enforced islamic speech code here in the united states. and all done with the help of our president and secretary of state. it took only days for the obama administration to reply to this demand letter from the slammists promising to set -- from the islammists promising to set up a task force to immediately begin a purge of our counterterrorism training in every federal agency across the board. it has never been done before. but when members of congress, myself included, started to ask questions about the eye identities of who these people were who were leading this purge in our government and what it was they were purging from our training ters, the obama administration told us, the information was class identified. we could not know who was behind it. i'm here to say, my friends, that we are now today very late in the game. we're quickly losing our sense of who we are as a nation and we are losing o
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